Lockdown: Mbalula cuts loading capacity for taxis, rescinding earlier decision

53 minutes ago

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has rescinded his earlier decision of allowing taxis to carry a full load of passengers.

Anderson reacts to Wimbledon cancellation, admits safety more important

2020-04-01 23:07

South Africa's Kevin Anderson admitted that although Wimbledon will be sorely missed, everyone should be focussing on staying healthy.

Sports icon's death awakens Senegal to coronavirus threat

2020-04-01 22:42

Senegal is in mourning following the death of one of its foremost sporting icons from coronavirus, as the government struggles to impose restrictions.

US markets plunge after Trump warns of pain to come and a 'shocking' coronavirus death toll

2020-04-01 22:25

Investors were rattled by US President Donald Trump telling Americans to brace for a "very, very painful two weeks".

WRAP | Zweli Mkhize’s warning to SA, tributes for Covid-19 victims

2020-04-01 22:00

Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.

FIRST TAKE: Mkhize sounds ominous warning about the calm ‘before the devastating storm’

2020-04-01 21:40

"These will flood our hospitals and clinics and create a fertile ground for [the] coronavirus to spread or to be masked in its presentation. We need to be aware that there may not be many further warnings before the pounding descends," he warned ominously.

Coronavirus: UN warns of global food crisis

2020-04-01 21:28

The heads of three global agencies have warned of a potential worldwide food shortage if authorities fail to manage the ongoing coronavirus crisis properly.

Facebook is rolling out a feature that allows people to request or offer help to neighbours

2020-04-01 21:04

It is not yet in available South Africa, but should be soon.

SPECIAL FEATURE | Inside Zimbabwe's lockdown

2020-04-01 21:00

There is growing desperation and precious little hope of observing physical distancing, says Crecey Kuyedzwa.

Many approved drugs may hold promise against coronavirus

2020-04-01 20:45

Right now, there is no specific medicine prescribed to prevent or treat the new coronavirus, according to the WHO. Some treatments are, however, under investigation, and will be tested in clinical trials.

 

Winde turns to cops to curb attacks on paramedics in Western Cape

2020-04-01 23:10

Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has held high-level talks with the police as paramedics have again come under attack.

Mata trolls Matic over training regime during lockdown

2020-04-01 22:48

Juan Mata has trolled his Manchester United team-mate Nemanja Matic by jokingly saying he is only claiming to be doing his training regime.

SA turns to China and Cuba to help curb spread of coronavirus

2020-04-01 22:28

South Africa is looking beyond its borders to seek assistance to curb the coronavirus from spreading further.

Mkhize: 87 000 hospital beds available for coronavirus patients

2020-04-01 22:22

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize says 87 000 beds are available in public health institutions to accommodate Covid-19 patients.

Tiger-Phil rematch would add NFL stars Brady, Manning - reports

2020-04-01 21:54

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson are reportedly in talks to stage a golf event to help coronavirus relief efforts that would also include two NFL stars.

Who's saying what as Wimbledon suffers first peacetime cancellation

2020-04-01 21:31

Who's saying what as Wimbledon is cancelled for the first time since World War II due to the coronavirus:

Stormers taking it 'day by day' as cloud hangs over Super Rugby

2020-04-01 21:13

Stormers coach John Dobson believes that most sides would need three weeks to prepare for a return to the playing field.

Cycling shutdown extended, Tour de France dates remain

2020-04-01 21:04

Cycling's shutdown was extended until June due to the coronavirus pandemic, meaning the Criterium du Dauphine will be postponed.

Increase of 27 coronavirus cases may be 'calm before a devastating storm' - Mkhize

2020-04-01 20:55

The number of people who have tested positive for Covid-19 in South Africa has risen to 1 380.

Joshua has 'lost close ones' due to coronavirus

2020-04-01 20:23

World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua revealed he has "lost close ones" due to the coronavirus.

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